LIVE PERFORMANCES 1974 - 1990

Jet Black / Hugh Cornwell / J.J. Burnel / Dave Greenfield

This list is by no means complete yet.

1974 My Young Dreams

Jan 11 Johnny Sox - Camden Town, London, UK - Brecknock
Jan Johnny Sox - London, UK - Lord Nelson Pub
Jan 17 Johnny Sox - Peckham, UK - Newlands Tavern
Johnny Sox - unknown pub and club gigs
Johnny Sox - Camden Town, London, UK - Brecknock (note: final gig)
Wanderlust - unknown pub and club gigs
Wanderlust - Bramley, UK - Village Hall (note: early gigs)
The Guildford Stranglers - Guildford, UK - The Star Pub (note: Quarry Street pub gig was Stranglers' First official gig)
Sep 11 Guildford, UK - The Stranglers register business name
The Stranglers - unknown pub and club gigs
Dec 8 Camden Town, London, UK
- Brecknock
Dec 30 Western Counties, UK




1975 Country Chaser

"As soon as Hugh, or likely Jet, rang up a local club or promoter and let slip the band's name, the result was often a mixture of affront, hilarity and incredulity, followed by the sound of the receiver being slammed down." - from David Buckley's No Mercy)

The Stranglers - uknown pub and club gigs (Guildford area, Home Counties)
Kent, UK
- Rattling's Working Men's Club
Aug 24 Wiltshire, UK - Watchfield Free Festival with First gig with Dave Greenfield on keyboards)
Sept London, UK - The New Nashville Rooms
Nov 7 London, UK - Windsor Castle
Nov London, UK - The Nashville Rooms (with Viv Stanshall)
Nov 15 Redhill, UK - Railway Tavern (note: Nob Gig taped on cassette by Hugh Cornwell)
Nov 21 London, UK - Cart & Horses
Nov 28 Reading, UK - Target Club
Dec London, UK - The Nashville Rooms
Dec 5 Turnford, UK - New River Arms




1976 Down In The Sewer

The Stranglers - 191 fret snapping gigs in 1976
Jan 23 London, Hammersmith, UK
- The Red Cow
Feb 1 London, UK - Hope & Anchor ("Fact: Stranglers seen leaving 3:00 AM with 17-year old nympho school girl" states advertisement)
Feb 13 London, Hammersmith, UK - The Red Cow
Feb 14 London, Hammersmith, UK - The Red Cow
Feb 20 London, Hammersmith, UK - The Red Cow
Feb 22 London, UK - Hope & Anchor
Feb 29 London, UK - The Roundhouse (support for Def School, Nasty Pop, Jive Bombers)
Mar 7 London, UK - Hornsey Art College (supported by The Vibrators playing their first live gig)
Mar London, Hammersmith, UK - The Red Cow
Mar 30 London, UK - The Nashville Rooms
Apr 13 London, UK - The Speakeasy (note: played 2 sets 10:30 PM and 1:30 AM)
Apr 17 London, UK - The Raven Hotel
May 1 South London, UK - Purley Halls (note: Young Conservatives Annual Ball)
May 7 Bristol, UK - Newlands Park College
May 16 London, UK - The Roundhouse (support for Patti Smith UK debut)
May 22 Kettering, UK - Central Hall (support for 1960s star Ricky Valance)
May 23 Newark, UK - Palace Leisure Centre
May 24 Leeds, UK - Locarno
May 25 Harlow, UK - Tiffany's
May 26 Cambridge, UK - Corn Exchange
May 27 Uxbridge, UK - Brunel University (The Jam on bill as support)
May 31 London, UK - The Nashville Rooms
Jun 4 Clacton, UK - St. Osyth's College
Jun 10 High Wycombe, UK - The Nag's Head
Jun 14 London, UK - The Nashville Rooms
Jun 15 London, Hammersmith, UK - The Red Cow
Jun 17 London, UK - Walthamstow Assembly Hall (note: Kilburn and The High Roads / Sex Pistols on bill also)
Jul 4 London, UK - The Roundhouse (triple bill with Flaming Groovies and The Ramones UK debut)
Jul 5 London, UK - Dingwalls (triple bill with Flaming Groovies and The Ramones; night of the famous fight between JJ Burnel and Paul Simenon of Clash)
Jul 9 London, UK - Forest School
Jul 13 London, UK - Hope & Anchor
Jul 14 London, UK - Hope & Anchor
Jul 15 London, UK - Hope & Anchor
Jul 16 London, UK - Hope & Anchor
Jul 17 London, UK - Hope & Anchor
Jul 20 London, UK - The Nashville Rooms
Jul 21 Fulham, UK - Fulham Greyhound
Jul 25 London, UK - The Red Cow
Jul 26 Ashford, UK - Wye College
Summer Fulham, UK - The Pig & Whistle / The Golden Lion (note: Dagenham Dave meets Stranglers)
Jul 30 UK - Chelmsford Prison
Aug 3 London, UK - The Nashville Rooms
Aug 24 London, UK - The Nashville Rooms
Sep 6 London, UK - The Rochester
Sep 28 London, UK - Rock Garden
Autumn UK - Roehampton Convent (note: an audience of nuns!)
Oct Westcliff, UK - Clacton (note: lasted 10 minutes on stage)
Oct 7 High Wycombe, UK - The Nag's Head
Oct 8 London, UK - Kings College
Oct 9 Roehampton, UK - Digby Stuart College
Oct 10 London, UK - The Nashville Rooms
Oct 12 Cardiff, Wales, UK - Top Rank
Oct 15 London, UK - Southbank Polytechnic
Oct 16 London, UK - Westfield College
Oct 17 London, UK - The Nashville Rooms / Bracknell Arts Centre
Oct 18 Wales, UK
Oct 19 Wales, UK
Oct 20 Wales, UK
Oct 22 Liverpool, UK
- Eric's (with The Sex Pistols) (note: doubtful the Stranglers played this gig)
Oct 22 London, UK - Hammersmith Odeon (support for Patti Smith)
Oct 23 London, UK - Hammersmith Odeon (support for Patti Smith; Stranglers set recorded)
Oct 26 Cardiff, Wales, UK - Top Rank
Oct 28 Bristol, UK - The Granary
Oct 28 Manchester, UK - Free Trade Hall (support for Patti Smith)
Nov 2 Canterbury, UK - University
Nov 4 Bristol, UK - The Granary
Nov 5 York, UK - University
Nov 6 Reading, UK - University
Nov 7 London, UK - The Marquee (with Ducks Deluxe; Stranglers further banned from The Marquee for JJ putting his boots thru a window)
Nov 9 London, UK - Acklam Hall
Nov 11 Plymouth, UK - Woods Centre
Nov 12 Cardiff, Wales, UK - University
Nov 13 Redditch, UK - Valley Club
Nov 14 London, Woodside Park, UK - Torrington Arms (note: The Finchley Boys meet the Stranglers)
Nov 15 Oxford, UK - Polytechnic (support for The Flamin' Groovies / The Damned)
Nov 17 Bradford, UK - University
Nov 18 Leeds, UK - Florde Green Hotel
Nov 20 Teeside, UK - Polytechnic
Nov 21 London, UK - The Nashville Rooms
Nov 25 Bangor, UK - University (note: particularly bad riot where band's van is ripped up)
Nov 27 Derby, UK - Cleopatra's
Nov 28 Hull, UK - Tom Cotton's
Nov 30 London, UK - The 100 Club (note: Dagenham Dave takes on seven Finchley Boys)
Dec 2 London, Hammersmith, UK - The Red Cow
Dec 3 Dudley, UK - J.B.'s
Dec 4 London, UK - The Stranglers LIVE audition for United Artists Records
Dec 4
Burton, UK
- Paradise Rooms
Dec 6 The Stranglers signed to United Artists Records
Dec 10
London, UK
- The Nashville Rooms (note: recorded by United Artists)
Dec 23 London, UK - The Nashville Rooms (note: recorded by United Artists for unreleased debut LP)
Dec 11 Aylesbury, UK - Friar's (note: Jet Black receives a bottle to the head)
Dec 13 Edinburgh, Scotland - Tiffany's
Dec 16 High Wycombe, UK - The Nag's Head




1977 Rattus Norvegicus // No More Heroes

Jan 2 London, UK - The Roundhouse
Jan 5 The Stranglers LIVE debut LP idea SCRAPPED by United Artists Records
Jan 16
Maidenhead, UK -
Skindles Hotel
Jan 21 London, UK - Royal College of Art (support for The Adverts)
Jan 30 London, UK - The Rainbow Theatre (note: Cornwell shut down by the Greater London Council for t-shirt obscenity; support for Climax Blues Band)
Feb 9 Oking, UK - Central Halls
Feb 11 Aberdeen, Scotland - Robert Gordon Institute
Feb 12 Glasgow, Scotland - Queen Margaret Union
Feb Falkirk, Scotland - Miniqui Hall
Feb 15 Newport, UK - Alexandra Club
Feb 18 Crawley, UK - Technical College
Feb 19 Scunthorpe, UK - Priory Hotel
Feb 22 Colchester, UK - Essex University (note: JJ Burnel receives a bottle to the head and three stitches; supported by The Damned)
Feb 21 Canterbury, UK - Kent University
Feb 23 Newcastle, UK - Polytechnic
Feb 24 Middlesborough, UK - Rock Garden
Feb 25 Scarborough, UK - Penthouse
Feb 26 Liverpool, UK - Eric's
Feb 28 Doncaster, UK - Outlooks
Mar 1 Birmingham, UK - Barbarella's
Mar 2 Huddersfield, UK - Polytechnic
Mar 4 Wolverhampton, UK - Lafayette
Mar 5 Manchester, UK - Electric Circus
Mar 6 Egremont, UK - Tow Bar Inn
Mar 7 Hawick, UK - Town Hall
Mar 9 Wakefield, UK - Unity Hall
Mar 10 York, UK - University
Mar 11 Barrow-in-Furness, UK - Maxim's?
Mar 11 Ulverston, UK - Penny Farthing
Mar 12 Liverpool, UK - C.F. Mont College
Mar 16 Swindon, UK - The Affair
Mar 17 Ipswich, UK - Manor Ballroom CANCELLED
Mar 18 Brighton, UK - Sussex Centre (note: replaced Egham Royal Holloway College)
Mar 23 Plymouth, UK - Woods Centre
Mar 24 Penzance, UK - Garden
Mar 29 London, UK - The Roxy
Mar 30 Darlington, UK - Incognito
Apr 2 Netherton, UK - Tow Bar Inn / Cleethorpes Winter Gardens
Apr 8 Brighton, UK - The Buccaneer
Apr 11 Brighton, UK - The Buccaneer
April Newport, South Wales, UK - The Roundabout
Apr 14 Bristol, UK CANCELLED
Apr 15 Bracknell, UK - Sports Centre CANCELLED
Apr 16 London, UK - The Roundhouse
Apr 17 London, UK - The Roundhouse
Apr 19 Belgium? CANCELLED (note: hall had burned down previous day but no-one notified band)
Apr 20 France - Le Havre
Apr 21 Dunkirk, France - M.J.C.
Apr 22 Geneva, Switzerland - Bluebird Disco
Apr 23 Geneva, Switzerland - Bluebird Disco
Apr 24 Paris, France - Paris Theatre (note: recorded for London Radio 1 In Concert)
Apr 25 Paris, France - Palais des...
Apr 27 Epernay, France - Daysur Champs
Apr/May Newport, Wales, UK - Roundabout Social Club
Spring Chelsea, London, UK - Celia Gollin discovered singing camp cabaret in a restaurant

May/Jun
Rats on the Road Tour
May 11
Twickenham, UK - Winning Post
May 18 London, UK - Top of the Pops (TV broadcast: Go Buddy Go) (note: JJ Burnel and Hugh Cornwell switch instruments as they mime)
May 19 Coventry, UK - Tiffanys
May 20 Uxbridge, UK - Brunel University
May 21 Bletchley, UK - Sports Centre
May 22 Croydon, UK -
Greyhound CANCELLED
May 24 Brighton, UK - Top Rank
May 25 Colchester, UK -University of Essex
May 26 Nowich, UK - St. Andrews City Hall
May 27 Cardiff, UK - Top Rank
May 28 Canterbury, UK - Odeon
May 29 Guildford, UK - Civic Hall (note: extensive vandalism by audience)
May 30 Bournernouth, UK - Village Bowl
May 31 Wolverhampton, UK - Civic Hall
Jun 1 Birmingharn, UK - Barbarella's
Jun 2 Binningham, UK - Barbarella's
Jun 3 Cambridge, UK - Corn Exchange
Jun 4 Wigan, UK - Casino
Jun 5 Manchester, UK - Electric Circus
Jun 7 Taunton, UK - Odeon
Jun 8 Plymouth, UK -
Castaways
Jun 9 Torquay, UK - Town Hall CANCELLED
Jun 10 Llandrindod, UK - Wells Grand Pavillion
Jun 11 Dunstable, UK - California Ballroom (note: replaced Southend Kursaal)
Jun 12 Sheffield, UK - Top Rank
Jun 13 Bradford, UK - St. Georges Hall (note: replaced Leeds Town Hall or Polytechnic)
Jun 14 Shrewsbury, UK - Tiffany's
Jun 15 Newcastle, UK - City Hall
Jun 16 Middlesborough, UK - Town Hall
Jun 17 Doncaster, UK - Gaumont
Jun 18 Blackpool, UK - Imperial Hotel CANCELLED (note: replaced Cheltenham Town Hall)
Jun 19 Liverpool, UK - Empire Threatre (note: replaced Blackburn King Georges Hall and Nottingham Playhouse)
Jun 20 Stafford, UK - Top of the World
Jun 21 Stoke on Trent, UK - Victoria Halls
Jun 22 Glasgow, Scotland - City Hall
Jun 23 Cleethorpes, UK - Winter Gardens "The Battle Of Cleethorpes" (note: replaced Bracknell Sports Centre)
Jun 24 Bristol, UK - Exhibition Centre CANCELLED (note: replaced Wolverhampton Lafayette)
Jun 25 St. Albans, UK - Civic Hall CANCELLED
Jun 26 London, UK - The Roundhouse (note: played 2 sets 4.00 PM and 8.00 PM)
Jun United Kingdom (note: seven gigs CANCELLED by local authorities)

July Japan - JJ Burnel - Promotional Tour

Aug
United States of America Tour (three dates)
Aug San Francisco, California, USA
Aug - Band's mini-bus breaks down for one night in Buttonwillow, California
Aug West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA Starwood
Aug New York, New York, USA
Aug Detroit, Michigan, USA
(note: Hugh jams with The Stooges at a private party)

Aug Stockholm, Sweden - Rotterdam Festival (note: free festival)
Aug 27 Finchley, London, UK - Wilmot Youth Centre (note: special gig for Finchley Boys)
Sep 2 Amsterdam, Holland - Paradiso Club
Sep 21 Kilppan, Sweden (note: next two dates CANCELLED because club torn up by vandals known as The Raggare)

Sep-Nov No More Heroes Tour
Sep 23
Cambridge, UK - Corn Exchange
Sep 24 Bracknell, UK - Sports Centre
Sep 25 Canterbury, UK -
Odeon
Sep 26 Oxford, UK -
Polytechnic (with The Tyla Gang)
Sep 27 Nowich, UK - St. Andrews Hall
Sep 28 Ipswich, UK - Gaumont
Sep 29 Brunel, UK - Sports Centre
Sep 30 Crawley, UK - Sports Centre
Oct 1 Southend, UK - Kursaal
Oct 2 Dunstable, UK - Queensway
Oct 3 Leicester, UK - De Montford Hall
Oct 4 Coventry, UK - Locarno
Oct 5 Carmarthen, UK - St. Peters Hall
Oct 6 Malvern, UK - Winter Gardens
Oct 8 Bangor, Wales, UK - University
Oct 9 Plymouth, UK - Fiesta (note: concert stopped halfway thru)
Oct 10 Exeter, UK - University
Oct 12 Newcastle, UK - City Hall (note: JJ and/or Jet detained by Police)
Oct 13 Manchester, UK - Elizabethen Hall
Oct 14 Manchester, UK - Elizabethen Hall
Oct 15 Liverpool, UK - Eric's
Oct 15 Leeds, UK - Queens Hall
Oct 16 Glasgow, Scotland - Apollo
Oct 17 Carlisle, UK - Market Hall
Oct 19 Sheffield, UK - Top Rank
Oct 20 Birmingham, UK - Mayfair Suite
Oct 21 Hanley, UK - Victoria Hall
Oct 22 Bristol, UK -
Exhibition Centre
Oct 23 Cardiff, UK -
Top Rank
Oct 24 Swansea, UK - Top Rank
Oct 26 Brighton, UK - Top Rank (note: JJ and/or Jet detained by Police)
Oct 27 Bristol, UK - Exhibition Centre (with The Dictators)
Oct 27 London, UK - The Red Cow
Oct 28 Surrey, UK - University
Oct 29 Hastings, UK - Pier Pavillion
Oct 30 Reading, UK - Top Rank
Oct 31 Southampton, UK - Top Rank
Nov 3 London, UK - The Roundhouse
Nov 4 London, UK -
The Roundhouse
Nov 5 London, UK - The Roundhouse
Nov 6 London, UK -
The Roundhouse (note: recorded)
Nov 8 Belfast, Ireland - Ulster Hall
Nov 9 Coleraine, Ireland -
University of Ulster
Nov 11 Galway, Ireland - Leisure Land
Nov 12 Dublin, Ireland - The Stadium CANCELLED (note: U2 was scheduled to play support)
Nov 13 Cork, Ireland - City Hall

Nov 22 Islington, London, UK - Hope & Anchor Front Row Festival (note: recorded by United Artists for double LP)

Nov 26 Amsterdam, Holland - Paridiso Club
Nov 27 Amsterdam, Holland - Paridiso Club

Dec Oundle, Northamptonshire, UK - Bear Shank Lodge (note: Stranglers play an unknown Pub gig while working on Black and White LP)




1978 Black and White

Feb 5 Scarborough, UK - Penthouse
Feb 14 secret gig billed as Johnny Sox London, UK - Duke of Lancaster (note: debut of Black & White material)

Mar-Apr North American Tour
Mar 16
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - Act One Club (note: JJ and/or Jet detained by Police)
Mar New York, New York, USA
Mar Boston, Massachusetts, USA -
Rat Club
Apr 3 Cleveland, Ohio, USA - Agora Ballroom (note: interviewed on local TV )
Apr 4 Schaumburg, Illinois, USA - Beginners Club
Apr 5 Chicago, Illinois, USA - Phoenix Club
Apr 6 Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Apr 7 Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Apr 9 Madison, Wisconsin, USA -
Stone Hearth (with Tuff Darts)
Apr 11 East Lansing, Michigan, USA - Dooley's
Apr 12 Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Apr 14 Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- The Horseshoe Tavern (note: Martin Rushent flies in from Los Angeles with final Black and White LP mix)
Apr Ottowa, Ontario, Canada (note: high school venue was the only seated gig on the tour)
Apr Montreal, Quebec, Canada

May 1-3 Reykjavik, Iceland -
(note: three day Black and White Press Tour)
May 3 Reykjavik, Iceland - Exhibition Centre

May 5 Oslo, Norway - Club 4 (note: Police searching for JJ)
May 6 Stockholm, Sweden (note: JJ and Hugh gaffer tape receptionist)
May 7 Orebro, Sweden (note: Jet throws pac man table in bar)
May 12 Paris, France - The Stadium
May 19 Madrid, Spain

May-Jun Black and White Tour
May 20
Brighton, UK - Brighton Centre
May 26 Glasgow, Scotland - Apollo
May 27 Edinburgh, Scotland
May 28 Glasgow, Scotland
- Apollo (note: JJ and Jet detained by Police)
May 30 Stafford, UK - Bingley Hall (with Steel Pulse)

Jun 7 Leeds, UK - Leeds University (PROP gig = Preservation of the Rights of Prisoners; note: First Strippers on stage)
Jun 10 London, UK - Queens Park CANCELLED (note: open air concert not approved by Greater London Council)
Jun 19 Hannover, Germany
Jun 20 Cologne, Germany
Jun 22 Erlangen, Germany
Jun 23 Munich, Germany
Summer Zagreb, Croatia (Yugoslavia)?
Summer London, UK
- Alexandra Palace CANCELLED (note: two gigs not approved by Greater London Council)
Jul 10 Barcelona, Spain
Jul 14 Cascais, Portugal
CANCELLED (note: riots by audience)
Jul 16 The Canary Islands
Aug Edinburgh, Scotland -
Clouds (Edinburgh Festival)

Sep-Oct Pub & Clubs Tour
Sep 2
secret gig billed as The Shakespearos London, Hammersmith, UK - The Red Cow
Sep 3 secret gig billed as The Old Codgers West Kensington, London, UK - The Nashville Rooms
Sep 3 Barnet, UK - Duke of Lancaster
Sep 7 Belfast, Ireland - Ulster Hall
Sep 8 Portrush, Ireland - Arcadia Ballroom
Sep 9 Dublin, Ireland - Top Hat Ballroom (note: U2 open for Stranglers, their first big support gig)
Sep 11 Lancaster, UK - University (note: gig filmed for TV program "Tomorrows World"; back of stage pyrotechnics spell "Stranglers")
Sep 12 Dunfermline, Scotland - Kinema CANCELLED (note: cancelled due to problems with Dave's keyboards)
Sep 13 Aberdeen, Scotland - Ruffles CANCELLED (note: cancelled due to problems with Dave's keyboards)
Sep 16 London, UK - Battersea Park (note: filmed) (Peter Gabriel, Spizz Oil, The Edge, and Johnny Rubbish on bill as support)
Sep 17 Cardiff, Wales, UK - Top Rank
Sep 18 Peterborough, UK - Wirrina Stadium
Sep 19 Lincoln, UK - Drill Hall
Sep 20 Sheffield, UK - Top Rank
Sep 21 Great Yarmouth, UK - Tiffany's
Sep 24 Portsmouth, UK - Locarno
Sep 25 Exeter, UK - Routes (note: tickets not being made available to students)
Sep 26 Bournemouth, UK - Village Bowl (note: Wessex Hell's Angels fund-raiser)
Sep 27 Bath, UK - Pavillion
Sep 28 Manchester, UK - Apollo
Sep 29 Bridlington, UK - Spa Pavillion
Sep 30 Glasgow, Scotland - Apollo
Oct 2 Aberdeen, Scotland - Ruffles (note: from re-scheduled Sep 13)
Oct 3 Dunfenline, Scotland - Kinema (note: from re-scheduled Sep 12)
Oct 6 Paris, France - Bataclan

Oct 19 Guildford, UK - Guildford College (note: Stranglers destroy equipment and walk off after 15 minutes for BBC TV "Rock Goes to College")


1979 The Raven

"Rock 'n' Roll is about cocks and jiving, and the odd bloody nose...and about people like us talking seriously about the social order"
(JJ Burnel in the New Musical Express; Jan 29)

Feb Japan Tour
Feb 2
Tokyo, Japan - (TV gig)
Feb 13 Fukuoka, Japan - Syonenbunka Kaikan
Feb 14 Osaka, Japan - MainichiHall
Feb 15 Kyoto, Japan - Seibukodo
Feb 16 Nagoya, Japan - Nagoyashi Kokaido
Feb 17 Tokyo, Japan - Korakuen Hall
Feb 18 Tokyo, Japan - Korakuen Hall
Feb 19 Tokyo, Japan - Korakuen Hall

Feb-Mar Australia Tour
Feb 25
Sydney, Australia - State Theatre
Feb 27 Brisbane, Australia - Queen's Hotel
Feb 28 Collangatta, Australia - The Patch
Mar 1 Brisbane, Australia - Queens' Hotel (note: band conduct offensive 10 minute interview on Channel 7 TV: "Willes at 7")
Mar 4 Newcastle, Australia - Civic Theatre
Mar 5 Canberra, Australia - Canberra Theatre
Mar 10 Adelaide, Australia - Apollo Stadium (note: Police (authorities) hassle band)
Mar 13 Melbourne, Australia - La Trobe Union Hall
Mar 14 Melbourne, Australia - Dallas Brooks Hall
Mar New Zealand CANCELLED

March 1979 - The Tubes invite The Stranglers to tour with them

March 1979 - Jet Black sees a UFO (Unidentified Flying Object) in Wiltshire. Meninblack mythos begins

Apr-May J.J. Burnel Euroman Tour UK
Apr 15
J.J. Burnel Glasgow, Scotland - Pavillion
Apr 16 J.J. Burnel Manchester, UK - Apollo
Apr 17 J.J. Burnel Liverpool, UK - Erics
Apr 18 J.J. Burnel Derby, UK - Assembly Rooms
Apr 20 J.J. Burnel Brirmingham, UK - Digbeth Civic Hall
Apr 21 J.J. Burnel Brighton, UK - Dome
Apr 22 J.J. Burnel Bristol, UK - Locarno
Apr 23 J.J. Burnel Canterbury, UK - Odeon
Apr 24 J.J. Burnel Portsmouth, UK - Odeon
Apr 25 J.J. Burnel Hemel Hempstead, UK - Pavilion (note: recorded by United Artists)
Apr 26 J.J. Burnel Newcastle, UK - Mayfair
Apr 27 J.J. Burnel Edinburgh, UK - Odeon
Apr 28 J.J. Burnel Bradford, UK - St. Georges Hall
Apr 29 J.J. Burnel Ilford, UK - Odeon (note: JJ and John Ellis in punch-up; Ellis vows to never work with JJ Burnel again)
Apr 30 J.J. Burnel London, UK - Theatre Royal CANCELLED

May 26 Loch Lomond Rock Festival, Scotland - Cameron Bear Park
Aug 17 Liverpool, UK - Ellesmere F.C. CANCELLED
Aug 18 London, UK - Wembley Arena (support for the Who / Nils Lofgrin / AC/DC) (note: largest audience for Stranglers Mk I - 100,000 people)

Sep London, UK - Cricket Match - Stranglers XI vs Journalists (note: The Raven launch exhibition)
Sep-Oct The Raven Tour
Sep 21
Taunton, UK - Odeon
Sep 22 Cambridge, UK - Corn Exchange
Oct 2 Cork, Ireland - Arcadia Hall
Oct 3 Dublin, Ireland - Chariot Inn
Oct 4 Belfast, Ireland - Ulster Hall
Oct 6 Bridlington, East Yorkshire, UK- Spa Pavillion
Oct 7 Glasgow, Scotland - Apollo Centre
Oct 8 Carlisle, UK - Market Hall
Oct 10 Blackburn, UK - St. Georges Hall (note: replaced Newcastle)
Oct 11 Derby, UK - Assembly Rooms
Oct 12 Lancaster, UK - University
Oct 13 Leeds, UK - University
Oct 14 Sheffield, UK - Top Rank
Oct 15 Birmingham, UK - Top Rank
Oct 18 Southampton, UK - Gaumont
Oct 19 London, UK - The Rainbow
Oct 20 London, UK - The Rainbow
Oct 21 Leicester, UK - Granby Hall
Oct 22 Liverpool, UK - Romeo & Juliet
Oct 23 Portsmouth, UK - Locarno
Oct 25 Manchester, UK - Apollo
Oct 27 Coventry, UK - Coventry Theatre
Oct 28 Bristol, UK - Colston Hall
Oct 29 Oxford, UK - New Theatre
Oct 30 Brighton, UK - Brighton Centre
Oct 31 Cardiff, Wales, UK - Top Rank
Nov 1 London, UK - The Roundhouse (note: Hugh Cornwell arrested after this gig)

Nov 8 Brussells, Belgium - L'Ancienn Belgium
Nov 9 Brussells, Belgium - L'Ancienn Belgium
Nov 12 Paris, France - Empire (note: Bear Cage written at a sound check on one of these France dates)
Nov 13 Paris, France - Empire
Nov 27 Hamburg, Germany - Musikhalle

Dec Japan Tour (note: Japanese payment cheque was invalid)
Dec 10 Sapporo, Japan - Ohyakaikan
Dec 11 Nagoya, Japan - Kohkaido
Dec 12 Fukuoka, Japan - Tsukushikaikan
Dec 13 Tokyo, Japan - Korakuen
Dec 14 Osaka, Japan -
Mainichi Hall
Dec 15 Kyoto, Japan - Kyohoaiseibukohodo
Dec 16 Tokyo, Japan -
Korakuen


1980 Bear Cage

Jan Bangkok, Thailand
Feb Hamburg, Germany -
Markthalle
Feb Saarbrucken, Germany
Mar Calcutta, India
- Sports Stadium CANCELLED
Mar Bombay, India - CCI Stadium CANCELLED
Mar Delhi, India CANCELLED
Mar Cairo, Egypt CANCELLED

Mar 21 - Hugh Cornwell begins 8 week sentence in Pentonville Prison, London, UK

"Mr. Judge, we don't have a drug problem in this country, we just have a police problem"
(Jet Black; The Rainbow - April 3)
Apr 3 London, UK - The Rainbow (note: guest artists fill in for incarcerated Cornwell; recorded)
Apr 4 London, UK - The Rainbow (note: guest artists fill in for incarcerated Cornwell; recorded)

Apr 25 - Hugh Cornwell released from Pentonville Prison, London, UK

Jun-Jul European Tour
Jun 11
Caen, France
Jun 12 Rouen, France
Jun 13 Paris, France - TV
Jun 14 Paris, France -
Fete Du PSV, Courneuve Festlval
Jun 18 Montpetier, France
Jun 19 Marseilles, France
Jun 20 Cannes, France
- Cote D'Azur CANCELLED
Jun 20 Nice, France - Nice University
(note: Stranglers arrested after audience riot and thrown into Maison d'Arret Prison)

Jun 22 Viareggio, Italy - Festival CANCELLED
Jun 26 Athens, Greece CANCELLED

Jun 27 - The Stranglers finally freed from Maison d'Arret Prison in Nice.

Jun 28 Athens, Greece - TV CANCELLED
Jun 29 Thessaloniki, Greece CANCELLED
Jul 2 Castel, Italy - St. Angelo
Jul 3 Parma, Italy - Palasport
Jul Rome, Italy
Jul Milan, Italy
CANCELLED (note: inadequate power)

Jul-Aug Who Wants the World? Tour
Jul 7
London, UK - The Rainbow
Jul 8 London, UK - The Rainbow
Jul 10 Crawley, UK - Leisure Centre
Jul 11 Bristol, UK - Colston Hall
Jul 12 St. Austel, UK - New Cornish Riviera
Jul 13 Southampton, UK - Gaumont
Jul 14 Ipswich, UK - Gaumont
Jul 16 Birmingham, UK - Odeon
Jul 17 Sunderland, UK - Locarno
Jul 18 Glasgow, Scotland - Apollo
Jul 20 Edinburgh, Scotland - Playhouse
Jul 21 Blackburn, UK - King George's Hall
Jul 22 Manchester, UK - Apollo
Jul 23 Corby, UK - Northants (note: Benefit for Steel Workers)
Jul 24 Stoke, UK - Kings Hall
Jul 25 Oxford, UK - New Theatree
Jul 27 London, UK - Lyceum Ballroom

Aug Aberdeen, Scotland - Capitol Theatre CANCELLED

Aug 14 Liège Coronmeuse - Halle Des Foires - Inside Festival 83?
Aug 15 Bilzen, Belgium -
Bilzen Festival
Aug 18 Bath, UK - Pavillion
Aug 19 Nottingham, UK - Theatre Royal (TV "Rockstage" gig)
Aug 20 Liverpool, UK - Brady's Club (note: opening night)

Oct-Nov United States of America Tour
Oct 10
Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - Emerald City
Oct 11 Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA
Oct 12 Albany, New York, USA
Oct 13 Amhurst, New York, USA
Oct 14 Boston, Massachusetts, USA -
The Channel
Oct 15 Willimantic, Connecticut, USA
Oct 16 Lyndhurst, New Jersey, USA -
Aldo's
Oct 17 New York, New York, USA
Oct 18 New York, New York, USA
Oct 20 Roslyn, Long Island, New York, USA
(note: local paper reads "Reggae with The Stranglers")
Oct 21 New York, New York, USA - Ritz Club (note: all of the band's equipment stolen after this gig)
Oct 22 Washington, D.C., USA CANCELLED
Oct 23 Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Oct 26 New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Oct Houston, Texas, USA
Oct Austin, Texas, USA
Oct Dallas, Texas, USA
Oct 31 Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
Nov Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
Nov Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Nov San Diego, California, USA
Nov 8 Los Angeles, California, USA -
Whiskey A Go-Go
Nov 9 Los Angeles, California, USA - Whiskey A Go-Go
Nov 10 Los Angeles, California, USA - Whiskey A Go-Go
Nov 11 Los Angeles, California, USA - Whiskey A Go-Go
Nov 12 San Francisco, California, USA
Nov 13 Keystone, California -
Berkley
Nov 14 Keystone, California - Berkley
Nov 15 San Francisco, California, USA - The Stone
Nov Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Nov Denver, Colorado, USA
Nov Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Nov Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Nov Chicago, Illinois, USA
Nov Cincinatti, Ohio, USA -
Bogarts
Nov Detroit, Michigan, USA
Nov 26 Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nov 28 Washington, D.C., USA
(note: re-scheduled from Oct 22)
Nov 29 New York, New York, USA - Irving Plaza

Dec 2 - The Stranglers are fined for audience riot caused by Nice University in Nice, France.


1981 The Gospel According to the Meninblack

Feb-Mar The Meninblack Tour
Feb 8
Cardiff, UK - Top Rank CANCELLED
Feb 9 Bristol, UK - Locarno
Feb 10 Plymouth, UK - Polytechnic (note: replaced Exeter University)
Feb 11 Southampton, UK - Gaumont
Feb 12 Canterbury, UK - Odeon
Feb 13 Brighton, UK - Top Rank
Feb 15 Hammersmith, UK - Odeon
Feb 16 Birmingham, UK - Odeon
Feb 17 Stoke, UK - Victoria Hall
Feb 18 Sheffield, UK - Polytechnic
Feb 19 Nottingham, UK - Rock City
Feb 20 Liverpool, UK - University
Feb 21 Manchester, UK - Apollo Theatre
Feb 23 Durham, UK - University
Feb 24 Edinburgh, UK - Playhouse
Feb 25 Glasgow, Scotland - Apollo
Feb 26 Newcastle, UK - Mayfair
Feb 27 Lancaster, UK - University
Feb 28 Leeds, UK - University
Mar 2 Cleethorpes, UK - Winter Gardens CANCELLED
Mar 3 Leicester, UK - De Montfort Hall
Mar 4 Coventry, UK - New Theatre
Mar 5 Norwich, UK - West Runton Pavillion
Mar 6 Cambridge, UK - Corn Exchange
Mar 7 London, UK - The Rainbow

Mar-May
United States of America Tour
Mar 26
New York, New York, USA
Mar 27 New York, New York, USA
Mar 28 New York, New York, USA
Mar 30 Pennsylvania, USA
Mar 31 Rhode Island, USA
Apr 1 Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Apr 2 Willimantic, Connecticut, USA
Apr 3 Mount Vernon, New York, USA
Apr 4 New York, New York, USA
Apr 6 New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Apr 7 West Orange, New Jersey, USA -
Creations Club
Apr 8 Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA
Apr 9 Richmond, Virginia, USA
Apr 10 Washington, D.C., USA
Apr 11 Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA -
Emerald City (note: Meninblack vocals absent in radio broadcast of concert)
Apr 13 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Apr 14 Cincinatti, USA -
Bogarts
Apr 16 Georgia, USA
Apr 17 Georgia, USA
Apr 18 Georgia, USA
Apr 20 New Orleans, Louisiana, USA -
Ole Man Rivers
Apr 21 Cleveland, Ohio, USA - Agora Ballroom
May 5 Pasadena, California, USA - Perkins Palace
May 9 San Francisco, California, USA - The Stone
May 24 Milwaukee, Wisconsin - The Palms
May 30 Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jun 2 Montreal, Canada -
Le Club Montreal
Jun 3 Montreal, Canada - Le Club Montreal
Jun 12 Bond International Casino, Times Square, New York, USA
Jun 13 Bond International Casino, Times Square, New York, USA
(note: advertised as "kiddie matinee" show for those under 18; no booze)

1981 Poland Tour (tentative) CANCELLED

Sep 28 Leeds, UK

Nov-Dec
La Folie Tour
Nov 11
Bristol, UK - The Granary
Nov 14 Norwich, UK - University of East Anglia
Nov 15 Birmingham, UK - Odeon
Nov 16 Cardiff, UK - Sophia Gardens
Nov 17 London, UK - Hammersmith Palais (note: "Waltzinblack" opening by The London Ballet Company)
Nov 19 Southhampton, UK - Gaumont
Nov 20 Nottingham, UK - Rock City
Nov 22 Edinburgh, Scotland - Playhouse
Nov 23 Glasgow, Scotland - Apollo
Nov 24 Newcastle, UK - City Hall
Nov 25 Manchester, UK - Apollo
Nov 26 Liverpool, UK - Royal Court Theatre
Nov 27 Bradford, UK - St. George's Hall
Nov 28 Sheffield, UK - Lyceum
Nov 30 Belfast, Ireland - Ulster Hall
Dec 2 Loughborough, UK - University
Dec 3 Bath, UK - Pavilion
Dec 4 London, UK - The Rainbow (note: "Waltzinblack" opening by The London Ballet Company)


1982 La Folie

Jan-Feb United Kingdom Tour
Jan 21
Sheffield, UK - Polytechnic
Jan 22 Aberystwyth, UK - University
Jan 23 Leicester, UK - University
Jan 25 Brighton, UK - Top Rank
Jan 27 St Austel, UK - Colliseum
Jan 28 Hemel Hempstead, UK - Pavillion
Jan 29 Hanley, UK - Victoria Hotel
Jan 30 Swindon, UK - Oasis Club
Jan 31 Poole Dorset, UK - Arts Centre
Feb 1 Bristol, UK - Locarno
Feb 3 Derby, UK - Assembley Rooms
Feb 4 Warwick, UK - University
Feb 5 Ipswich, UK - Gaumont
Feb 6 Portsmouth , UK - Guildhall
Feb 7 Leeds, UK - Tiffanys
Feb 8 London, UK - Hammersmith Odeon

early Portugal, CANCELLED

Apr 9 Utrecht, Holland - No Nukes Festival (note: broadcast on Dutch TV)

Apr Islington, UK - Hugh Cornwell performs as "Ted" in stage play: Charlie's Last Round - Almeida Theatre

Oct 18 Gillingham, UK - TVS Theatre (note: broadcast on ITV "Off The Record" programme)


1983 Feline

Jan-Feb Feline Tour
Jan 28
Chippenham, UK - Gold Diggers
Jan 29 St. Austell, UK - Cornwall Coliseum
Jan 30 Poole Dorset, UK - Arts Centre
Jan 31 Bristol, UK - Colston Hall
Feb 1 Cardiff, UK - University
Feb 2 Birmingham, UK - Odeon
Feb 3 Birmingham, UK - Odeon
Feb 4 Oxford, UK - Apollo
Feb 5 Nottingham, UK - Royal Concert Hall
Feb 6 Manchester, UK - Apollo
Feb 7 Leeds, UK - University
Feb 9 Glasgow, Scotland - Apollo
Feb 10 Aberdeen, Scotland - Capitol Theatre
Feb 11 Edinburgh, Scotland, UK - Playhouse
Feb 12 Newcastle, UK - City Hall
Feb 13 Sheffield, UK - City Hall
Feb 14 Watford, UK - Verlum Arms
Feb 15 London, UK - Hammersmith Odeon (note: audience riot)
Feb 16 London, UK - Hammersmith Odeon CANCELLED
Feb 17 London, UK - Brighton Centre

Feb-Mar European Tour
Feb 19
Antwerp, Belgium - Hofter 100
Feb 20 Hamburg, Germany - Markthalle
Feb 21 Nijmegen, Holland
Feb 22 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
- Paradiso Club
Feb 24 Munich, Germany
Feb 25 Nuremberg, Germany
Feb 26 Strasbourg, France -
Tiveli Hall
Feb 27 Lyon, France - Palais d'hiver
Feb 28 Paris, France - Maubert Mutalite
Mar 1 Paris, France - Maubert Mutalite

Apr-May North American Tour
Apr 2
New York, USA - The Ritz
Apr 12 Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Apr 13 Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Apr 25 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada -
Playhouse (note: broadcast on local radio)
May 2 Portland, Oregon, USA
May 5 San Francisco, California, USA -
Kabuki Club
May 8 Reseda, California, USA - Country Club
May 9 Beverley Hills, California, USA - Beverley Theater

Jun 15 Hertogenbosch, Holland - Eindexamen Festival
Jul 16 Brest, France - Elixir Festival
Aug 13 Ostend, Belgium - De Panne Seaside Festival (note: band have major technical problems)
Aug 14 Liege, Belgium - Halles Des Foires
Aug 26 Reading, UK - Reading Festival; Thameside Arena

Sep-Oct European Tour
Sep 21
Barcelona, Spain - Studio 54
Sep 22 Madrid, Spain - Rockola
Sep 23 Madrid, Spain - Rockola
Sep 24 San Sebastian, Spain - Lasarte Autodome
Sep 25 Toulouse, France - Palais des Sports
Sep 27 Bordeaux, France - Salle du Grande Parc
Sep 28 Bordeaux, France - Salle du Grande Parc
Sep 29 Paris, France - Espace Ballard
Sep 30 Lille, France - Parc Exposition
Oct 1 Rennes, France - Omnisports
Oct 2 Rouen, France - Exocet 7
Oct 3 Metz, France - Europa
Oct 4 Grenoble, France - Alp Expo
Oct 5 Montpellier, France - Palais des Sports
Oct 6 Marseille, France - Chapiteau
Oct 8 Rome, Italy - Teatro Tenta Sevenup CANCELLED
Oct 9 Bologna, Italy - Teatro Tenta
Oct 10 Milan, Italy - Rolling Stone Club
Oct 11 Clermont, France - Ferrand Maison des Sports
Oct 12 Nice, France - Theatre de Verdure
Oct 13 Lyon, France - Palais d'Hiver
Oct 14 Nancy, France - Capiteau


1984 Aural Sculpture

Mar - Apr A.R.B. Japan Tour (features JJ Burnel on bass guitar)
Mar - Apr
A.R.B. - Kochi, Shikoku, Japan
Mar - Apr
A.R.B. - Fukuoka, Kyushu, Japan
Mar - Apr
A.R.B. - Nagasaki, Japan
Mar - Apr
A.R.B. - Hibiya Park, Japan - All Japan Rock Festival

Oct 30 Pimlico, London, UK - Belfry (note: Aural Sculpture launch exhibition)
Aural Sculpture Catalogue (24 page tour programme)

Dec 7 Newcastle, UK - Tyne-Tees Studios (note: "The Tube" ITV broadcast; 3 song gig)
Dec 21 Dusseldorf, Germany - Phillipshalle


1985 Aural Sculpture

Jan 14 Munich, Germany - Alabama Hall

Feb-Mar Aural Sculpture Tour
(brass section: Hilary Kops (trumpet) / Alex Gifford (saxophone) / Martin Vesey (trumpet)

Feb 11 Oxford, UK - Apollo
Feb 12 Nottingham, UK - Royal Concert Hall
Feb 13 Sheffield, UK - City Hall
Feb 14 Preston, UK - Guildhall
Feb 15 Glasgow, Scotland - Apollo
Feb 16 Aberdeen, Scotland - Capitol
Feb 17 Edinburgh, Scotland - Playhouse
Feb 18 Newcastle, UK - City Hall
Feb 20 Liverpool, UK - Royal Court Theatre
Feb 21 Manchester, UK - Apollo
Feb 22 Birmingham, UK - Odeon
Feb 23 Birmingham, UK - Odeon
Feb 25 London, UK - Dominion
Feb 26 London, UK - Dominion
Feb 27 London, UK - Dominion
Feb 28 London, UK - Dominion
Mar 1 London, UK - Dominion
Mar 2 Shepton Mallet, UK - Showering Pavilion
Mar 3 Bournemouth, UK - International Centre
Mar 4 Brighton, UK - Conference Centre

Mar-Apr European Tour
Mar 15
Oslo, Norway - (TV Concert)
Mar 16 Oslo, Norway - Sentrum Kino
Mar 18 Stockholm, Sweden - Draken
Mar 19 Gothenburg, Sweden - University
Mar 20 Copenhagen, Denmark - Saga Theatre
Mar 21 Hamburg, Germany - Fabrik
Mar 22 Hannover, Germany - Rotation
Mar 23 Utrecht, Germany - Music Hall
Mar 24 Bielefeld, Germany - PC 69 CANCELLED
Mar 24 Hamburg, Germany - University
Mar 25 Cologne, Germany - Stadthalle Muhlheim
Mar 26 Brussells, Belgium - Circus Royal
Mar 27 Deinze, Belgium - Brielpoort
Mar 28 Lille, France - Foire Internationale
Mar 29 Nancy, France - Parc des Expositions
Mar 31 Bourges, France - Bourges Festival
Apr 1 Mannheim, Germany - Feur Wache
Apr 2 Frankfurt, Germany - Volksbulingsheim
Apr 3 Berlin, Germany - Metropol
Apr 4 Nuremburg, Germany - Stadthalle Erlanngen
Apr 6 Vienna, Austria - Messepalast Halle
Apr 8 Italy?
Apr 9 Milan, Italy -
Rolling Stone Club
Apr 10 Florence, Italy - Tenex Club
Apr 11 Rome, Italy - Planeta Tienoa (note: JJ attacks Hugh backstage)
Apr 12 Bari, Italy - Palasport
Apr 13 Bologna, Italy - Teatro Tenda
Apr 14 Zurich, Switzerland - Volkhaus
Apr 15 Geneva, Switzerland - Salle des Fetes
Apr 17 Strasbourg, France - Hall Tivoli
Apr 18 Lyons, France - Espace Tony Garnier
Apr 19 Marseilles, France - Stadium St. Just
Apr 20 Nice, France - Theatre Verdure
Apr 22 Montpellier, France - Palais des Sports
Apr 23 Toulouse, France - Palais des Sports
Apr 24 Clermont Ferrand, France - Maison des Sports CANCELLED
Apr 24 Montlucon, France CANCELLED
Apr 25 Bordeaux, France - qati Patindre Meriadeck
Apr 26 Nantes, France - Parc de la Beaujoire
Apr 27 Brest, France - Parc Penfeld
Apr 28 Orleans, France - Palais des Sports
Apr 29 Paris, France - Le Zenith
Apr 30 Caen, France - Parc des Expositions

May Australia Tour
May 9
Canberra, Australia - University
May 10 Sydney, Australia - Hordern Pavilion
May 11 Brisbane, Australia - Festival Hall
May 12 New Castle, Australia - Workers' Club
May 13 Sydney, Australia - Selinas, Coogee Bay Hotel
May 14 Sydney, Australia - Selinas, Coogee Bay Hotel
May 15 Melbourne, Australia - The Palais
May 16 Adelaide, Australia - Apollo Stadium
May 18 Perth, Australia - Entertainment Centre (note: JJ quits band after this gig due to philosophical differences)
May 27 Geleen, Holland - Pink Pop Festival

June Dublin, Ireland - Croke Park (note: Stranglers were dropped from the bill and did not perform)
Jul 26 Athens, Greece - Pansthinai Panathinaikos Stadium (note: third on the bill supporting Depeche Mode / Culture Club)

Dec 19 Carol Aid, London, UK - JJ Burnel sings "Oh Come All Ye Faithful" with celebrity chorus; TV broadcast - The Heaven Club


1986 Dreamtime

Jun 16 Iceland - Iceland Arts Festival CANCELLED?

Summer Gdansk, Poland - CANCELLED (note: TV concert venue moved to Lodz, Poland)
Summer Lodz, Poland - Sports Stadium (note: Stranglers mime for 45 minute TV concert)

Sep 13 Belgium - La Louviere Festival

Oct-Nov United Kingdom Tour
Oct 20
St. Austell, UK - Coliseum
Oct 21 Cardiff, Wales, UK - University
Oct 22 Liverpool, UK - University
Oct 23 Aberdeen, Scotland - Capitol
Oct 24 Edinburgh, Scotland - Playhouse
Oct 25 Edinburgh, Scotland - Playhouse
Oct 26 Newcastle, UK - City Hall
Oct 27 Manchester, UK - Apollo
Oct 28 Nottingham, UK - Royal Court Theatre
Oct 29 Birmingham, UK - Odeon
Oct 30 Sheffield, UK - City Hall
Nov 1 Gloucester, UK - Leisure Centre
Nov 2 Oxford, UK - Apollo
Nov 3 Wembley, UK - Arena
Nov 4 Brighton, UK - Conference Centre

Nov European Tour
Nov 6
Utrecht, Germany - Music Hall
Nov 7 Bonn, Germany - Biskuithalle
Nov 8 Hamburg, Germany - Knopfs Musichalle
Nov 9 Berlin, Germany - Metropol
Nov 10 Munich, Germany - Theaterfabrik
Nov 11 Zurich, Switzerland - Volkshaus
Nov 13 Paris, France - Le Zenith
Nov 18 Madrid, Spain

Dec 10 The Purple Helmets Rennes, France - Salle de la Cite (note: debut gig)


1987 DreamTour

Feb 18 Tel-Aviv, Israel
Feb 19 Tel-Aviv, Israel
Feb 20 Tel-Aviv, Israel

DreamTour 87 (36 page tour programme doubles as Strangled v. 2 # 25)
Mar DreamTour
(brass section: Alex Gifford (saxophone) / Chris Lawrence (trombone) / Jason Votier (trumpet)

Mar 15
Norwich, UK - University of East Anglia
Mar 16 Reading, UK - Reading University
Mar 17 Warwick, UK - Warwick University
Mar 18 Wolverhampton, UK - Civic Hall
Mar 19 Bradford, UK - St. George's Hall
Mar 20 Preston, UK - Guildhall
Mar 21 Newcastle, UK - Polytechnic
Mar 22 Glasgow, Scotland - Barrowlands
Mar 23 Glasgow, Scotland - Barrowlands
Mar 24 Leicester, UK - De Montford Hall
Mar 25 Peterborough, UK - Wirinna Stadium
Mar 26 Ipswich, UK - Gaumont
Mar 27 Folkestone, UK - Leas Cliff Hall
Mar 28 Portsmouth, UK - Guildhall
Mar 29 London, UK - Hammersmith Odeon
Mar 30 London, UK - Hammersmith Odeon
Mar 31 London, UK - Hammersmith Odeon

Apr-May North American DreamTour (note: Robert Williams substitutes for Jet Black)
Apr 9 Toronto, Ontario, Canada - Massey Hall
Apr 10 Toronto, Ontario, Canada - Massey Hall
Apr 11 Montreal, Quebec, Canada - St. Denis Theatre
Apr 13 Washington, D.C., USA - Warner Theatre
Apr 14 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - The Revival
Apr 15 Boston, Massachusetts, USA - The Metro
Apr 16 New York, New York, USA - The Ritz
Apr 17 New York, New York, USA - The Ritz
Apr 18 Sag Harbor, New York, USA - Bay Street
Apr 19 Hartford, Connecticut, USA - Agora
Apr 21 Rochester, New York, USA - Renaissance
Apr 24 Detroit, Michigan, USA - St. Andrews Hall
Apr 25 Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - Bogart's
Apr 26 Columbus, Ohio, USA - Newport Music Hall
Apr 27 Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - Wisconsin University
Apr 28 Chicago, Illinois, USA - The Metro
Apr 29 Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - First Avenue
May 1 Denver, Colorado, USA
May 2 Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
May 4 San Diego, California, USA -
Montezuma Hall
May 8 Los Angeles, California, USA - Hollywood Palladium
May 10 San Francisco, California, USA - Warfield Theatre

Jul 4 Roskilde, Denmark - Roskilde Festival
Jul 6 Madrid, Spain - Estadio Vicente Calderon (support for David Bowie)
Jul 7 Barcelona, Spain - Miniestadio FC Barcelona (support for David Bowie)
Jul 8 Barcelona, Spain - Miniestadio FC Barcelona (support for David Bowie)
Aug 31 Reading, UK - The Reading Festival (note: live stage debut of "All Day And All Of The Night")
Sep 19 Le Castellet, France - B'ol Dor Festival
Sep 20 Lyon, France


1988 All Live and All of the Night

Mar - May The Purple Helmets United Kingdom / France Tour
Mar 15
Purple Helmets London, UK - Polytechnic
Mar 18 Purple Helmets London, UK - PCL (note: secret gig)
Apr 27 Purple Helmets London, UK - Dingwalls
Apr 28 Purple Helmets Raleigh, London, UK - Pink Toothbrush
Apr 29 Purple Helmets London, UK - Astoria (note: filmed for video VHS)
Apr 30 Purple Helmets Stockwell, London, UK - The Swan - CANCELLED
Apr 31 Purple Helmets Croydon, London, UK - Underground - CANCELLED
May 5 Purple Helmets Paris, France - La Locomotive (un-announced warm-up gig)
May 6 Purple Helmets Paris, France - La Locomotive
May 7 Purple Helmets Paris, France - La Locomotive
May 8 Purple Helmets Cambridge, London, UK - Spaceward Studios (private party for family and friends - recorded live for "Ride Again" LP)
May Purple Helmets London, UK - Marquee Club (Strangled party with Polyphonic Size)

May 29 London, UK - Wembley Arena London AIDS Benefit CANCELLED
Jun 4 Badfaizsfuen, Germany - Hildesheium Festival
Jun 8 Vienna, Austria
Jun 9 Dornbirm, Austria
Jun 11 Germany -
Gottingen Festival
Jun 12 Berlin, Germany - Messenhalle
Jun 13 Dusseldorf, Germany - Phillipshalle
Jun 18 Milton, Keynes - Amnesty International Festival
Jun 19 Switzerland - Nyon Paleo Festival

Summer Hugh Cornwell / A Flock of Seagulls United States Tour CANCELLED (note: Virgin was to sponsor tour)

Nov 27 The Purple Helmets London, UK - Hippodrome (benefit concert for John McCarthy)


1989 Grip '89

Jan 19 The Purple Helmets Lyon, France - Le Truck (Festival)
Jan 20 The Purple Helmets Lyon, France - Le Truck (Festival)

April J.J. Burnel Un Jour Parfait Tour France
Apr 5
J.J. Burnel / Purple Helmets Lyon, France - Le Truck (with Polyphonic Size / Mona Mur)
Apr 6 J.J. Burnel / Purple Helmets Bourges, France - Palais des Congress (Bourges Springtime Festival) (with Polyphonic Size / Mona Mur)

Jun 6 Belfast, Ireland - The Avoneill Leisure Centre CANCELLED
Jun 6 Belfast, Ireland - Queens University Mandela Hall
Jun 7 Dublin, Ireland - Dublin Stadium
Jun 8 Cork, Ireland - City Hall
Jun 10 Livingstone, Scotland - Forum
Jun 11 Newport, Wales, UK - Newport Centre
Jun 12 London, UK - Brixton Academy

Sep United Kingdom Tour CANCELLED

Oct 9 The Purple Helmets London, UK - The Marquee


1990 10

10 (24 page tour programme)
Feb-Mar 96 Tours
Feb 19
Bristol, UK - Colston Hall
Feb 20 Poole Dorset, UK - Poole Arts Centre
Feb 21 Torbay, UK - Torbay Leisure Centre
Feb 22 Newport, Wales, UK - Newport Centre
Feb 23 Leicester, UK - Leicester de Montford Hall CANCELLED (note: IRA bomb threat)
Feb 24 London, UK - Brixton Academy
Feb 26 Crawley, UK - Crawley Leisure Centre
Feb 27 Nottingham, UK - Royal Concert Hall
Feb 28 Newcastle, UK - City Hall
Mar 1 Wolverhampton, UK - Civic Hall
Mar 2 Bradford, UK - St. Georges Hall
Mar 4 Aberdeen, Scotland - Capitol
Mar 5 Edinburgh, Scotland - Playhouse
Mar 6 Carlisle, UK - Sands Centre
Mar 7 Preston, UK - Guildhall
Mar 8 Scarbourough, UK - Futurist Theatre
Mar 9 Manchester, UK - Apollo
Mar 10 Sheffield, UK - City Hall
Mar 11 Birmingham, UK - Hummingbird
Mar 13 Portsmouth, UK - Guildhall
Mar 14 Gloucester, UK - Gloucester Leisure Centre
Mar 15 Leicester, UK - Leicester de Montford Hall (note: rescheduled from Feb 23 cancellation)
Mar 16 Folkestone Teas, UK - Cliff Hall
Mar 17 Cambridge, UK - Corn Exchange
Mar 18 Reading, UK - Hexagon
Mar 19 Guildford, UK - Civic Hall
Mar 20 Southend, UK - Cliffs Pavilion
Mar 21 London, UK - Brixton Academy

Apr Belgium (tentative) CANCELLED
Apr Holland (tentative) CANCELLED
Apr Scandinavia (tentative) CANCELLED

May-Jun European Tour
May
Switzerland
May 18 Linz, Austria
May 19 Vienna, Austria
May 21 Belgrade, Yugoslavia
May 22 Zagreb, Yugoslavia
May 26 Nice, France
May 27 Lyon, France
May 28 Dusseldorf, Germany -
Phillipshalle
May 29 Lille, France
May 30 Paris, France -
Le Grand Rex (note: blazing row between Hugh and JJ)
Jun 1 Jersey, Canary Islands - Fort Regent
Jun 2 Guernsey, Canary Islands - Beau Sejour
late Jun Murcia, Spain - Puerto de Mazzaron (note: free gig on the beach)

Jun Portugal (tentative) CANCELLED
Jun Japan (tentative) CANCELLED
Jul Australia (tentative) CANCELLED
Jul New Zealand (tentative) CANCELLED


Aug 11 London, UK -
Alexandra Palace (note: final live performance by original line-up; The Town and Country Club 5th Anniversary event)

August 12, 1990 - Hugh Cornwell leaves The Stranglers, forever.

Aug / Sep North American Tour (tentative) CANCELLED


 

 

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